Bug#358940: [Build-common-hackers] Bug#358940: Makes AMD64 apps FTBFS: DEB_MAKE_CHECK_TARGET unset

Peter Eisentraut peter_e at gmx.net
Sat Mar 25 12:36:47 UTC 2006

Am Samstag, 25. März 2006 12:56 schrieb Martin Michlmayr:
> > DEB_MAKE_CHECK_TARGET unset, not running checks

This is actually not the problem.

> > make -C . ""

This is.

> > make: *** empty string invalid as file name.  Stop.
> > make: *** [common-install-impl] Error 2

The problem here is this line in the debian/rules:


This happened to work in previous releases because the tests were performed 
using shell code, but obviously double quotes have no special meaning for 
make.  Just change it to


and it will be fine.

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